Mar 23, 2011 8:29am
Re: douche karma enforcement memorandum
ahhh you're right, that was 1st infantry division from michigan not 1st sharpshooters... i looked it up and here is the battles his company was in:
Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 4-June 15.
Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7;
Spotsylvania May 8-12;
Ny River May 10;
Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21.
Assault on the Salient May 12,
North Anna River May 23-26.
Ox Ford May 23-24.
On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28.
Totopotomoy May 28-31.
Cold Harbor June 1-12.
Bethesda Church June 1-3.
Before Petersburg June 16-18.
Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
Weldon Railroad August 18-21.
Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2.
Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Roads October 8.
Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run October 27-28.
Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25, 1865.
Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
Occupation of Petersburg April 3.
Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.
Moved to Washington, D.C., April 22-27.
Grand Review May 23.
Camp near Washington, D.C., until July 28.
Mustered out July 28, 1865.http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiinf1.htm
My grandmothers grandfather was a bugler in Pennsylivania 47th rgt company C... he wasn't there either wtf?... he was an honor guard at lincolns funeral according to my grandmother.
Looks like he was dicking around in New Orleans, Key West, and Virgina in 1863...http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/47th/47thorg.html
I will find an ancestor there... gotta find the irish side of family tree which ends abruptly during prohibition... lol.
I did have an ancestor at the battle of hastings by the name of william though, he was apparently a bastard